Batavia Police have identified suspect in Thursday’s Bank of America robbery

BATAVIA, N.Y. (WIVB) – Batavia Police have identified the suspect in Thursday’s bank robbery.

The suspect, Steve Vega, 25, of Rochester, is currently in the custody of the Rochester Police Department for a separate incident.

Vega’s arrest for the Thursday incident at Bank of America on Main Street is still pending. He will be arraigned in Batavia City Court.

Steve Vega is a New York State parole absconder.

The Batavia Police Department said in a statement that they would like to thank the Rochester Police Department and the Batavia community for all of their assistance and tips that lead to the identification of Steve Vega. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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